George S. Patton Quotes.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated.
Do not try to make circumstances fit your plans. Make plans that fit the circumstances.
Fear kills more people than death.
Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.
I’d rather have a German Division in front of me than a French one behind.
When in doubt, observe and ask questions. When certain, observe at length and ask many more questions.
Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn’t give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That’s why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.
I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.